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Fossil specimen : OUM A.00040 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Obolellata

      Order Obolellida

Fossil Name ?Obolella groomii Matley, 1902
Type Status Holotype
Name History

?Obolella groomii Matley, 1902 – See Cobbold (1921): Holotype

?Obolella groomii Matley, 1902 – See Matley (1902): Holotype

Registration No. A.00040
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Groom, T.T.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Immediately south of Gullet Pass, northern end of Midsummer Hill, Malverns, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Malvern Quartzite Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (508 – 526 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 2 – Terreneuvian Epoch ]


COBBOLD, E.S. 1921. The Cambrian horizons of Comley (Shropshire) and their Brachiopoda, Pteropoda, Gasteropoda, etc. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LXXVI (4), 325-. p. 345

MATLEY, C.A. 1902. On the Cambrian Brachiopoda of the Malvern Hills, Appendix to GROOM, T.T. 1902. The sequence of the Cambrian and associated beds of the Malvern Hills. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LVIII, 89-149. pp. 91, 93, 94, 137; text-figs 1a, b

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